Karen Foreid

Karen Foreid, 70, Minot, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in her home.

Karen T. Ferstad was born on Oct. 12, 1943, a daughter of Nickolae and Ragna (Updahl) Ferstad in Landa. She was raised and educated in Landa.

Karen was united in marriage to Curtis Foreid on April 19, 1963, in Westhope. They made their home in various locations through the United States and the Philippines as Curtis was serving his country in the U.S. Navy. They eventually settled in North Dakota, residing in Minot, Souris and Westhope. Karen worked for Trinity Health in the dietary department and for Bottineau Bakery.

Karen enjoyed shopping on QVC, playing bingo and cooking. She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, mother-in-law and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

Karen is survived by: children, Curtis (Nikki) Foreid Jr., Minot, Duane (Tami) Foreid, Burlington, Troy Foreid, Minot, Derek Foreid, Minot, and Jason (Tahirah Futch) Foreid, Minot; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ella Borgen, Landa, Dolly Getchell, Westhope, and Arlene (Jimmy) Lesmann, Maxbass; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Karen was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Curtis Foreid Sr.; and brothers-in-law, Agner and Jimmy.

Funeral Service: Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 1:30 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, Minot.

Visitation: Today, Monday, Feb. 10, from 2 to 6 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot.

Burial: A private family burial will take place at a later date.

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